Frank-Jürgen Weise has been the Chairman of the Board of the Hertie Foundation since 2014. Since 2017, Weise was also the German government's Commissioner for Refugee Management. Weise was trained as an officer in the Bundeswehr (German army) and completed his studies of business administration at the Bundeswehr University. During his career, he has assumed many roles, including controller, executive, and board member in industry. At the German Federal Agency for Employment he was a Member of the Management Board from 2002, and subsequently CEO, until March 2017. In addition, Weise headed up the Bundeswehr Structural Commission and the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees. He is a member of the Senate of the German National Foundation and a member of the Johanniter Order.